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Mary Heilmann’s work “Pro Tools Remix‚” from this year, will be in the Tripoli Gallery’s annual “Thanksgiving Collective” show.
303 Gallery, New York, and Hauser & Wirth, London
Decoys, once the humble tools of wildfowl hunters, have become big business over the last three decades
A pair of working wood ducks attributed to Chief Eugene Cuffee of the Shinnecock Reservation was sold at auction last year for $8,250, well over its estimate of $4,000 to $6,000.
A rare sleeping black duck with “raised extended wingtips, fine feather paint detail, and sleepy eyes,” above, also estimated at $4,000 to $6000, went for $7,500 last week, while five other Cuffee decoys, among them the willet with shoe-button eyes, below, brought a total of $5,050. Decoys have become prized collectors’ items over the last three decades. Guyette and Deeter Auctions
A pronounced twist on Frank Capra’s 1946, Oscar-nominated holiday classic
Carol Sjoholm, Matthew O’Connor, and Barbara Jo Howard will perform in a radio play of “It’s a Wonderful Life”
Completed in 2012, the film has been screened at more than a dozen film festivals and won prizes at six, including three best-picture awards
A scene from the film shot in a house on Meadow Lane in Southampton
Mr. Wolfe's character about to ascend the steps of the house
The always-brilliant installation skills of the gallery directors, Emily Goldstein and Victoria Munroe, make the artwork sing in ways that are surprising and delightful
Rather than using a pithy title or a long think piece to connote the seriousness of the exhibition, the Drawing Room let the art speak for itself with this grouping of work by, from left, Mel Kendrick, Antonio Asis, and Alan Shields.
"Blue Crate" by Mel Kendrick
"Homan-ji III (1D)" from 1995 by Jennifer Bartlett
"Actors Colony #3" from 2014 by Dan Rizzie
John Alexander's "Oyster" from 2013
A new and improved 90-minute version under the impeccable direction of the multi-talented Joe Minutillo
The cast of “To Kill a Mockingbird” assembled in the courtroom. Some of the play’s tearful scenes are infectious, so bring tissues.
Lenny Stucker photos
Chauncey Thomas, Rob DiSario, and Al Bundonis in the courtroom.
Chloe Dirksen as the grown-up Scout
Thomas Schiavoni, Jemma Kosanke, Carolyn Popp, and Hudson Troy
At the Clinton Academy
At Guild Hall
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Kevin Kline as the Prince of Denmark
Raul Julia as Macheath in the Brecht-Weill play